The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra

The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra

This volume, combining the Sutra with Master Hua’s commentary, succeeds not only in introducing the practice and thought of Pure Land Buddhism, also referred to as Mahayana Buddhism, but effectively presents a lucid introduction to this ...

Author: Hsuan Hua

Publisher: Buddhist Text Translation Society

ISBN: 9781601030290

Category: Religion

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The so-called ‘’shorter’’ Amitabha Sutra has been and is a foundation of spirituality for millions of Buddhist believers throughout the ages. The Sutra describes the magnificent Buddhist “heaven,” the Pure Land, where conditions are perfect for the practice of the Buddhist path. The sutra also describes the method for being reborn to that land, namely mindfulness of its Buddha, Amitabha. Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua’s accompanying commentary amplifies the text and explains its main concepts by providing many interesting anecdotes involving the Buddha and his disciples. This volume, combining the Sutra with Master Hua’s commentary, succeeds not only in introducing the practice and thought of Pure Land Buddhism, also referred to as Mahayana Buddhism, but effectively presents a lucid introduction to this Buddhism as it is practiced today.
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A General Explanation of the Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra

A General Explanation of the Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra

This Sutra, which was spoken by the Buddha without having been formally requested as Sutras usually were, explains the causes and circumstances for rebirth in the Land of Ultimate Bliss of Amitabha (Limitless Light) Buddha.

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Publisher: Dharma Realm Buddhist Association

ISBN: 0917512014

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Page: 204

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This Sutra, which was spoken by the Buddha without having been formally requested as Sutras usually were, explains the causes and circumstances for rebirth in the Land of Ultimate Bliss of Amitabha (Limitless Light) Buddha. The commentary includes extensive information on common Buddhist terminology and stories about many of the Buddha's foremost disciples. Of the five great schools of Buddhism - the Ch'an (Zen) School, the Secret School, the Teaching School, the Vinaya School, and the Pure Land School, the Pure Land Dharma door of Buddha-recitation is the most suited for living beings of the Dharma-ending Age. Spoken for us who live in this age that is beset by external disasters and internal obstacles, this teaching is extremely direct and encompasses beings of all dispositions.
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Mind seal of the Buddhas

Mind seal of the Buddhas

Of all the forms of Buddhism currently practiced in Asia, Pure Land has been the most widespread for the past thousand years. At the core of this school is a text of great beauty and poetry, the Amitabha Sutra.

Author: Zhixu

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ISBN: UVA:X030237945

Category: Amitābha (Buddhist deity).

Page: 200

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Of all the forms of Buddhism currently practiced in Asia, Pure Land has been the most widespread for the past thousand years. At the core of this school is a text of great beauty and poetry, the Amitabha Sutra.
Categories: Amitābha (Buddhist deity).

A General Explanation of The Buddha Speaks of Amit bha S tra

A General Explanation of The Buddha Speaks of Amit  bha S  tra

... SŪTRA The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sūtra belongs to the class of Sūtras ... Living beings of the ten directions need only recite Amitābha Buddha's name ...

Author: Hsüan Hua

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ISBN: UVA:X006056614

Category: Sukhāvati-vyūha (Smaller)

Page: 159

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Categories: Sukhāvati-vyūha (Smaller)

The Dharma Door of Pure Land Buddhism

The Dharma Door of Pure Land Buddhism

The Dharma Door of Pure Land Buddhism is a book spoken by Grand Master Tan Hsu. The book is published by Lingyen Mountain Temple (Canada)

Author: Grand Master Tan Hsu

Publisher: Lingyen Mountain Temple (Canada)

ISBN: 9781775177081

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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The Dharma Door of Pure Land Buddhism is a book spoken by Grand Master Tan Hsu. The book is published by Lingyen Mountain Temple (Canada)
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Vajra Bodhi Sea

Vajra Bodhi Sea

Sukhāvativyūha is the short title for The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sūtra . There are two Sūtras by this title , one long and one short .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105022114636

Category: Buddhism

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Selected English Articles 2018 2019

Selected English Articles  2018 2019

The Amitayus Sutra, known as “The Buddha speaks of Infinite Life Sutra” (佛說觀 ... Sutra (阿彌陀經) or The Buddha speaks of Amitabha Sutra (佛說阿彌陀經).

Author: Timo Schmitz

Publisher: epubli

ISBN: 9783753161457

Category: Literary Collections

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This book contains selected articles in English language which were published by Timo Schmitz in 2018 and 2019. The articles were newly reviewed and minor changes were conducted. It includes articles about indigenous religions, his Judeo-Buddhist philosophy, several castles and temples in North Korea, among others. Prominent articles featured in this edition are "What is Yogacara?", "Tohu-wa-bohu as first substance(s)?", "Short Introduction Into My Judeo-Buddhism", "Quantum bits and God: How we can understand existence in the 21st century", "Political Spirits and the Objective Good: A discourse why we shall not enforce the Western values on China", "Rights and duties as basis for laws - Forgiving as man's strength" and "The Interaction of Judaism and Buddhism into Judeo-Buddhism". Concerning indigenous religions, the edition features articles about Caodaism, Etseg Din, Korean Shamanism, Moism of the Zhuang, the belief of the Crow people, the belief of the Vietnamese Nung, as well as Jeungsando and Taesun Jinrihoe.
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Buddhism A to Z

Buddhism A to Z

... Buddha's name, Avalokiteśvara (Bodhisattva) Amitābha Sutra 阿彌陀經 The complete title [translated from the Chinese] is The Buddha Speaks of Amitābha ...

Author: Ronald B. Epstein, PhD

Publisher: Buddhist Text Translation Society

ISBN: 9781601030559

Category: Religion

Page: 308

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This book is a brief, but comprehensive and encyclopedic study handbook of Buddhist cosmology, hagiology, and terminology. Most entries are explanatory essays based on the teachings of Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua explaining hundreds of Buddhist terms, personages, lists, and concepts. The book also indexes Chinese, Pali, and Sanskrit terms, providing clear and accessible explanations. The book also provides a brief study guide for both novice and advanced seekers of enlightenment. Most entries also end with notation that refers the reader to related entries. Reviews Provides the right mix of scholarly attention and accessible language. —David Batstone, University of San Francisco Department of Theology & Religious Studies Have you confused karma with dharma? Amida with Gautama? The Five Desires with the Eightfold Path? Then Ronald Epstein’s Buddhism A to Z can provide a little enlightenment. Geared for English-speaking Westerners who want to know more about Buddhism, this alphabetical dictionary covers everything from the role of an abbot to the contributions of Zen. —Publishers Weekly A comprehensive handbook, not only useful for the interested beginner but also a treasury of teachings for the experienced practitioner. —Ajahn Amaro, Co-abbot Abhayagiri Monastery, Redwood Valley, CA
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Thinking of Amit bha Buddha

Thinking of Amit  bha Buddha

The Pure Land School, originated in China, is founded on five sutras and one treatise. This book, Rulus second, presents these six texts and four other sutras in English, all translated from texts in the Chinese Buddhist Canon.

Author: Rulu

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781468540888

Category: Religion

Page: 292

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The Mahayana Buddhist doctrine teaches that all sentient beings have Buddha nature and will eventually attain Buddhahood. For the spiritual training of those who are resolved to become Buddhas to benefit themselves and others, Sakyamuni Buddha recommends a Pure Land—Amitabha Buddha’s Land of Ultimate Bliss. To be reborn in that land, one must have faith, resolve, and training. In that splendid environment and in the excellent company of advanced Bodhisattvas, one will attain Buddhahood with Amitabha Buddha’s training and support. The Pure Land School, originated in China, is founded on five sutras and one treatise. This book, Rulu’s second, presents these six texts and four other sutras in English, all translated from texts in the Chinese Buddhist Canon. Five of these ten English translations have never before been published in book form. To help readers, the translator’s introduction provides an organized presentation of Pure Land teachings; another chapter tells the life stories of the patriarchs of the Pure Land School. Buddhist terms are explained in the glossary. This book will benefit readers at all levels and serve as a basis for scholarly research. For those who aspire to be reborn in the Pure Land, it is the only English guidebook available.
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Silk Road The Study Of Drama Culture

Silk Road  The Study Of Drama Culture

The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation, a Bianwen found from Dunhuang, also revealed how Buddhism had been in co-existence with ...

Author: Fen Gao

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789813202979

Category: Social Science

Page: 856

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Silk Road: The Study of Drama Culture is the translated edition of the Chinese academic book of the same title written by Professor LI Qiang from Shaanxi Normal University, China. The book breaks through the concept of regarding Han Drama as the center, yet elaborates the Silk Road drama as an inclusive culture and a prevailing literary art form in human civilization. Relying on his extensive experience and broad vision, the author conducts the thorough study by means of literature, artifacts and academic fieldwork. The book studies the drama culture of all ethnic groups from Asia, Europe and Africa and touches upon the cultural exchanges between China and its neighboring countries, between the East and the West. The carefully presented details in this book are aimed to explore all the related fields such as dramaturgy, philology, phonology, religion, history, geography, archeology, ethnology, and folklore between the East and the West from the perspective of cultural anthropology. The explanations in the book contribute to an in-depth study on the origins of the Silk Road and the drama culture along the Silk Road.
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The Heart of Praj P ramit S tra

The Heart of Praj     P  ramit   S  tra

The Buddha Speaks of Amitābha Sūtra is an example, since both Śākyamuni Buddha and Amitābha Buddha are personages. 2. The Nirvāṇa Sūtra is an example of a ...

Author: Hsuan Hua

Publisher: Buddhist Text Translation Society

ISBN: 9781601030412

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Often cited as perhaps the best-known Mahayana Buddhist sutra, the Heart Sutra has been chanted daily in Buddhist monasteries in Asia for more than a thousand years. This sutra, the “heart” of the larger Prajna Paramita (Perfection of Wisdom) Sutra, describes the experience of the liberation of the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteśvara, through the insight gained from deep meditation into the fundamental emptiness of all phenomena. With commentary by the Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua, one of the foremost Tripitaka and Chan masters of Chinese Buddhism in the United States. Translated by Ronald Epstein, PhD.
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Buddha Root Farm

Buddha Root Farm

The Shurangama Sutra andthe Shurangama Mantra will be the first to disappear. Thelast Sutra to disappear will be the Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra.

Author: Hsuan Hua

Publisher: Buddhist Text Translation Society

ISBN: 9781601030368

Category: Religion

Page: 94

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Pure Land Buddhist practice consists of reciting the name of Amitabha Buddha. This is a method of mindfulness and concentration is considered the easiest and most certain path to enlightenment. In lectures given in 1975 during the course of a seven day Amitabha recitation session, the late Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua explains the methods of Pure Land Buddhism and how it relates to Chan (Zen) meditation and other Buddhist practices.
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Buddhist Spirituality

Buddhist Spirituality

See Roger Corless , “ Shinran's Proofs of True Buddhism " in Buddhist Hermeneutics , ed . ... A General Explanation of The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sūtra .

Author: Takeuchi Yoshinori

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe

ISBN: 8120812557

Category: Buddhism

Page: 428

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The present volume is part of a series entitled World Spirituality: An Encyclopedic History of the Religious Quest, which seeks to present the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding. The volume presents the richness of the spiritual heritage of the human race and designed to reflect the autonomy of the traditional in its historical development.
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